Synonyms of live in English:

live1

Pronunciation: rhymes with ‘give’

verb

  • 1 he was one of the greatest mathematicians who ever lived
    exist, be alive, be, have being, have life; breathe, draw breath, walk the earth; be extant
    informal be in the land of the living
    he was one of the greatest mathematicians who ever lived
    [Antonyms] die be dead
  • 3 he lived quietly during his remaining years
    pass one's life, spend one's life, lead one's life, have a life, have a lifestyle; behave, conduct oneself, comport oneself
  • 5 old people living on small fixed pensions Freddy lived by his wits
    survive, make a living, earn one's living, eke out a living; subsist, support oneself, sustain oneself; keep alive, stay alive, maintain oneself, make ends meet, keep body and soul together
  • 6 couldn't we just forget about work for one afternoon and live a little?
    enjoy oneself, enjoy life, have fun, be happy, live life to the full; flourish, prosper, thrive, make the most of life

Phrases

live it up

informal those two are living it up in Hawaii live extravagantlylive in the lap of luxurylive in clovercarousereveloverindulgepartyenjoy oneselfcelebratehave a good timeroister informalgo on a spreepush the boat outpaint the town redhave a ballmake whoopeego overboardmake a pig of oneselfNorth American informallive high on/off the hog archaicwassail

live off/on

scavenging seabirds live off discarded fish subsist onfeed on/offrely for nourishment onthrive ondepend oneatconsumeuse

live up to

the drive certainly lived up to my expectations
[Antonyms] exceed, fall short of
measure up tomatch up tocome up toreachsatisfyfulfilachievemeetequalbe equal tobe on a level withcompare withadmit of comparisonbear comparison withbe good enoughfit/fill the bill informalhold a candle to

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Synonyms of live in English:

live2

Pronunciation: rhymes with ‘five’

adjective

  • 2 this is her first live appearance in Britain a live radio phone-in
    in the flesh, personal, in person, actual; not pre-recorded, not recorded, unedited; not delayed, real-time; with an audience
    this is her first live appearance in Britain a live radio phone-in
    [Antonyms] recorded
  • 3 he touched a live rail while working on the track
    electrified, charged, powered, connected, active, switched on
    informal hot
    he touched a live rail while working on the track
    [Antonyms] inactive
  • 5 a live grenade
    unexploded, explosive, explodable, active; loaded, charged, primed; unstable, volatile
    a live grenade
    [Antonyms] inactive

Phrases

live wire

she's a real live wire energetic person informalball of firefireballhuman dynamobusy beeeager beavergo-getterwhizz-kidmover and shakerpowerhouselife and soul of the partytigerdemon

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